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Martha Gray

F, #623, b. December 1880
Last Edited: 1 Apr 2018
1st July 1950, St Pauls' Church, Nethergate, Dundee

Parents:

Father*: Hugh Gray b. 1840, d. 21 Feb 1883
Mother*: Martha Conway b. 1840, d. 1 Feb 1918
  • Birth*: Martha Gray was born in December 1880 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, .
  • She was the daughter of Hugh Gray and Martha Conway.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Martha Gray married James Dargie, son of James Dargie and Jessie Kinmond, on 30 December 1904 at Hillview, City Road, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1905 marriages in the dirctrict of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, ref 3; 1904 on the Thirtieth day of December at Hillview City Road Lochee after publication according to the forms of the United Free Church; signed James Dargie stone quarrier, bachelor age 24, Hillview City Road Lochee, James Dargie quarry master Jessie Dargie ms Kinmond; signed Martha Gray jute weaver, spinster age 24, 8 Rosebank Street Dundee, Hugh Gray carter (dec) Martha Gray ms Conway; signed James Cameron minister Bonnethill Church Dundee, signed John Dargie, Susan S Robertson witnesses; registered 1905 January 2 at Lochee J Robertson registrar.1
  • Married Name: As of 30 December 1904, her married name was Dargie.1
  • (Informant) Death: Martha Gray registered the death of Martha Conway on 1 February 1918 at East Poorhouse, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1918 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 98; Martha Gray widow of Hugh Gray coal carter; 1918 February first 4h 15 m pm East Poorhouse Dundee ur 43 Main Street; female aged 78 parents John Conway (dec) and Jane Conway ms Waugh (dec); arterio sclerosis cerebral haemorrhage as cert by K MacKinnon MBChB; signed Martha Dargie daughter 43 Main Street; 1918 February 2nd at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.2
  • (Witness) Event-Misc: Martha Gray was present when James Conway van driver and Agnes McKenzie Fisher kitchen maid were celebrating their Diamond Wedding Anniversary on 8 June 1921 at Masonic Hall, Cupar, Fife, Scotland, .3

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household3 April 1881She was listed as a member of the household of Hugh Gray and Martha Conway in the 1881 census at 7a North Woodside Road, St George, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, . Martha Gray, daug, 4mo, Glasgow; Hugh Gray, head, 40, carter, Maybole; Martha , wife, 40.4,5
Member of Household5 April 1891She was listed as a member of the household of Martha Conway in the 1891 census at 12 Rosebank Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Martha Gray, daug, 10, scholar, Glasgow; Martha Gray, head, 50, laundress, employed, b Monkton, 1 room with window.6
Member of Household31 March 1901She was listed in the 1901 census at 8 Rosebank Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Martha Gray, daug, 20, carpet weaver, Glasgow; Martha Gray, head, 60, laundress, working on own account at home, b Monkton, 2 rooms with window.7

Family:

James Dargie b. May 1880
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Martha Gray married James Dargie, son of James Dargie and Jessie Kinmond, on 30 December 1904 at Hillview, City Road, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1905 marriages in the dirctrict of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, ref 3; 1904 on the Thirtieth day of December at Hillview City Road Lochee after publication according to the forms of the United Free Church; signed James Dargie stone quarrier, bachelor age 24, Hillview City Road Lochee, James Dargie quarry master Jessie Dargie ms Kinmond; signed Martha Gray jute weaver, spinster age 24, 8 Rosebank Street Dundee, Hugh Gray carter (dec) Martha Gray ms Conway; signed James Cameron minister Bonnethill Church Dundee, signed John Dargie, Susan S Robertson witnesses; registered 1905 January 2 at Lochee J Robertson registrar.1

Child:

James Dargie+ b. 16 Oct 1905

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), stautory marriages Dundee, Lochee 282/05 0003 [May 2007].
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory death image held 1918 Dundee St Andrew ref 98 [Jul 2004].
  3. [S4] James Conway - Agnes McKenzie Fisher, Autograph Book, 7 Jun 1911 & 1921, PC Carson, 2 Gillburn Road, Dundee, Scotland, Golden Wedding & Diamond Wedding Autograph Book.
  4. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Glasgow St George; ED: 23; Page: 7; Line: 16; Roll: cssct1881_233; Year: 1881. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1881 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1881 Scotland Census. Reels 1-338. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2011]
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1891 Dundee Rosebank image held [Jul 2004].
  7. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1901 Dundee Rosebank image held [Jul 2004].